Personal / Social Security Number



The more national reporting data that’s collected, the better the chance law enforcement has to catch the criminals and decrease online crime. Reporting a fraudulent incident will also assure that you have accurate documentation in order to aid in your recovery. Please consider reporting your incident or chat with an online support specialist at the FTC Complaint Assistant. The FTC will create a report number and a copy of the report for your records. 

The FTC cannot resolve individual complaints, but they can provide information about what next steps to take. How much information you give them is up to you. They will share your report with local, state, federal, and foreign law enforcement partners. Your report might be used to investigate cases or in a legal proceeding. Please read their Privacy Policy to learn how they protect your personal information, and when they share it outside the FTC. 


The following resources have been gathered and vetted in order to better serve you. These resources have been chosen to help simplify the process of recovery after a cyber incident has taken place. With these resources you may need to contact organizations outside Results will vary depending on your circumstances.

Visit to report identity theft and get a recovery plan: Recovery Plan

Visit here to find detailed steps to recover: Steps to Recover

Find local legal assistance with

Call or Live Chat with Identity Theft Resource Center

Contact US Social Security Administration to report the stolen social security number.

Block Online Access to your social security information: Block Online Access

Other Social Security Fraud Types:

Add a fraud victim statement to your credit report: Victim Statement


Once the proper organizations have been notified and you are on the road to recovery, it is time to reinforce your cybersecurity. Let’s take action and strengthen your cybersecurity with the following resources and tools.

Protection Tips from the Identity Theft Resource Center

Sign-up for FTC Scam Alerts

Protecting Your Social Security

Internet Crime Prevention Tips

Personal Credit Protection